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Troup High Students and Staff Re-Energize During Inaugural Winter Wonderland

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Earlier this month, the students and staff at Troup High ushered in a day of stress-free learning. Dubbed Winter Wonderland, the fun-filled courses were designed to pique student and teacher interest in hopes of continuing the excitement for learning at the mid-year point of the school calendar. Troup High Principal Chip Medders said, “As we come back to school after ...

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Speed Limit Increases Take Effect on LaGrange Roadways

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The City of LaGrange wants residents to be aware of three speed limit changes on streets located in the city. The LaGrange City Council officially approved recommendations made by the Georgia Department of Transportation to increase speed limits on three roadways located within the city. City approval is required in order for La-Grange Police to continue their use of speed ...

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Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Coming to LSPA

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The Lafayette Theatre Company will open Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike on January 25th. Winner of the 2013 Tony Award® for Best Play, this production promises to provide hilarious entertainment for adult audiences in LTC’s unique picnic-style theatre setting. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is one of the most lauded and beloved Broadway plays ...

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Johnson Relinquished Command of the Cadet Corps

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On January 11, 2018, Callaway High School’s AFJROTC unit held a Change of Command Ceremony. Cadet Colonel Kyla Johnson relinquished command of the Cadet Corps, and Cadet Roshin Roychan was promoted to Cadet Colonel and assumed command. Cadet Colonel Kyla Johnson now becomes a special assistant to Lt Col Craig, the detachment commander. Roychan is pictured here with Dr. Lynne ...

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Troup County School Board Kicks Off the New Year

New school board chairman Kirk Hancock presided over his first regular meeting Monday evening after being elected chair at the previous work session. The normal Thursday meeting last week was postponed till Monday due to icy road conditions. The board meeting primarily covered the items that have to be done at the beginning of each calendar year. The board first ...

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Police Investigating Pair of Hit and Run Collisions

LaGrange Police are investigating two separate Hit and Run accidents that occured near each other around the same time Friday night. Friday night about 9:50 p.m. LaGrange Police responded to Lafayette Parkway at North Davis Road in reference to a Hit and Run collision. Officers arrived and determined that the suspect vehicle rear-ended the first victim’s vehicle while it was ...

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Entering Auto Suspect Tracked with Stolen Phone

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LaGrange Police have arrested an alleged repeat Entering Auto Theft offender who was caught with stolen items from a vehicle during a local sting operation over the weekend. Police arrested Michael Deangelo McCamey after GPS tracking helped officers recover a cell phone and other items stolen during the incident. The purloined cell phone lead officers right to Mc-Camey’s location inside ...

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Police Catch Wanted Suspect with Drugs in Traffic Stop

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LaGrange Police have arrested a suspect who is wanted out of Alabama after a routine traffic stop led them to discover the warrant for his arrest and multiple bags of marijuana in his vehicle. Saturday night about 10 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a green Mercury Grand Marquis on South Greenwood Street near ...

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LAGRANGE MALL LAUNCHES COLOR FOR A CAUSE IN SUPPORT OF LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS

LaGrange Mall announced today the launch of Color for a Cause, an event that raises funds and awareness in support of local organizations. The event will be held at the Mall on Thursday, March 8th from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Organizations can visit wecolorforacause .com to register to participate in the upcoming event. During the event, participating organizations are provided a mural and ...

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Krewe of Mask Mardi Gras Parade is Quickly Approaching

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Last year, an event came to LaGrange in a stream of festive colors of purple and gold. Last February your local Krewe of Mask held the first ever family friendly Mardi Gras parade in the streets of downtown La-Grange. The parade was a huge success, with riders and floats pouring through the streets. After the parade, there was a lavish ...

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